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that we would like to post are civil cases addressing the lost chance
doctrine in med mal case and the statute of frauds argument involving
Check these out from December 10, 2008.
- 9:00 a.m.
DIRECTV, INC., ET AL. V. TREESH, ET AL. (2007-SC-714-DG)
Federal Preemption. Issue is whether KRS 160.614 which authorizes local
school districts to impose a tax on direct broadcast satellite
providers is preempted by federal law which exempts such providers from
any tax or fee imposed by a "local taxing jurisdiction" where tax is
actually paid to the state and for the benefit of a "state concern."
Discretionary Review granted 1/16/2008
Franklin Circuit Court, Judge Thomas D. Wingate
Movants: Kenneth S. Handmaker, Bradley E. Cunningham, E. Joshua
Rosenkranz, Pantelis Michalopoulos, Jeremy N. Kudon, Eric Shapland and
Randy J. Kozel
For Respondents: Bethany G. Atkins
- 10:00 a.m. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY V. STONE (2007-SC-107-DG) AND (CROSS-MOTION) STONE V. COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY
Law. Evidence. Statement of Non-Testifying Co-Defendant. Issues include
whether testimony revealing redacted portions of a nontestifying
co-defendant's statement was properly admitted into evidence, where
testimony did not identify or refer to defendant, but was factually
inconsistent with defendant's claim of self-defense; whether redacting
defendant's own statement to protect rights of co-defendants violated
defendant's right to present a defense."
Discretionary Review granted 8/15/2007 and 10/24/2007
Jefferson Circuit Court, Judge Stephen P. Ryan
For Movant/Cross-Respondent: David Wayne Barr
For Respondent/Cross Movant: Bruce P. Hackett
- 11:00 a.m. METHODIST HOSPITAL V. GILLIAM (2007-SC-817-DG)
"Jurisdiction. Labor Law. Issues include whether a wrongful discharge claim
based on alleged protected union activities is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction
of the National Labor Relations Board."
Discretionary Review granted 4/16/2008
Pike Circuit Court, Judge Eddy Coleman
For Movant: James U. Smith III, Kevin Michael Norris and Oliver Barrett Rutherford
For Respondent: Lawrence R. Webster